Hypnosis in the internet – information or disinformation

Hubert Oręziak Hubert Oręziak


The main  goal of this article is to take a look at veracity of information about hypnosis on the polish Internet. The research question that was asked: is polish Internet informative or disinformative as a source of knowledge about hypnosis.

To answer this question,  content analysis was done and an  interview with a hypnosis expert was undertaken.

This article shows that information about hypnosis that typical Internet users can find are more disinformative than informative, because only about 60% of it is true and it is not easy to detect  false ones if a person is not a hypnosis expert.


hypnosis, Internet, information, disinformation

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